2018 Pastors & Leaders Conference by Calvary Chapel | CGN(23 shows found)

Workshop Audio: Understanding & Responding to the Gay Christian Perspective

With speakers, Dr. Gerry Breshears & Justin Thomas: Questions about homosexuality, same sex attraction and gender confusion have erupted, leading churches to be labeled as bigoted, repressive, and dangerous. Too many churches have reacted in a way that confirms that judgment in the minds of many. In our workshop, we will look at biblical foundations and wise pastoral strategies for engaging these questions with a goa...

Workshop Audio: The Pathology of Moral Failure & the Path to Restoration

With speakers, Richard Cimino & Chris McCarrick: All of us have heard the stories of lives and churches wrecked by moral failure within church leadership. Some of us know men who have fallen, know their wives and children, know those who served alongside of them, know people in those churches, and we’re at a loss for words to describe the carnage that followed. Perhaps some of us are the ones who have fallen. This wo...

Workshop Audio: Culture, Art, Theology & The Prophetic Voice of the Church

With speaker, Thomas Terry: Did you know that most people under the age of 30 self-identify as a creative? Do you understand how and why creatives think the way they do? Did you know that creatives typically feel disconnected from the local church and that many artists in the church wrestle with their Christian identity? How can you as a pastor provide healthy discipleship for the artists in your church and help them...

Workshop: Ministry Methods & Cultural Adaption

With speakers, Brian Brodersen, Nate Holdridge & Bill Welsh: The Gospel is truly “One-Size-Fits-All”, our method of delivering the Good News is not. In this workshop, we will discuss 4 stages of cultural adaptation in developing appropriate ministry models: “Observe, Prepare, Engage, and Nurture”.

Workshop Audio: Cross-Cultural Ministry and the Unfinished Task

With speaker, Jeff Jackson: To finish the task of making disciples from among all people groups--many of whom now live in our local neighborhoods, understanding the basics of cross-cultural ministry is crucial. This workshop will explain what those basics are, along with how to present facets of the Gospel we don’t normally emphasize, but which connect much more easily with those from Non-Western cultures.

Workshop Audio: Thinking Theologically About Corporate Worship

With speaker, Char Brodersen: Should Pragmatism, Culture or Theology drive the Church’s Liturgy? The answer: Yes. But the order is vitally important. Come listen and discuss how we can develop rich, theologically stimulating, culturally relevant, engaging gatherings for the people of God.

Workshop Audio: Women in Leadership & Biblical Complementarianism

With speaker, Dr. Gerry Breshears: Shall we ordain women? Can women be pastors? Such questions are deeply emotional and very polarizing. We will examine three major views held by Bible believing leaders and explore a variety of passages asking which view accounts for the most biblical data with the fewest difficulties, knowing good and godly people will connect the dots in different ways after agreeing on central tru...